2014 National Humanities Medal to Jhumpa Lahiri

Q.  Who has been selected for the prestigious 2014 National Humanities Medal which would be presented by US President Barack Obama in next week?
- Published on 07 Sep 15

a. Arundhati Roy
b. Chetan Bhagat
c. Salman Roushdie
d. Jhumpa Lahiri

ANSWER: Jhumpa Lahiri
 
Indian-American Pulitzer Prize winner Jhumpa Lahiri has been selected for the prestigious 2014 National Humanities Medal which would be presented to her by US President Barack Obama. She has been selected for the award for enlarging the human story. The first National Humanities Medal was awarded in 1996.

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